Makayla Phillips 15-Year-Old Receives Golden Buzzer For "Warrior" - America's Got Talent 2018
Makayla Phillips' Week 2 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1313 consisted of singing "Issues" by Julia Michaels. Mel B and Heidi Klum gave her standing ovations. Makayla finished in sixth, seventh or eighth place in America's Vote. In the Dunkin' Save, she received more online votes than Da RepubliK and Front Pictures, advancing to the Semifinals in Episode 1314.
Makayla Phillips' Week 1 Semifinals performance in Episode 1317 consisted of singing "Who U Are" by Jessie J. Mel B and Heidi Klum gave her standing ovations. Makayla did not receive enough votes to advance to the Finals in Episode 1318, eliminating her from the competition along with Amanda Mena instead of Michael Ketterer.
Makayla Phillips Teen Singer Performs Rendition Of "Who U Are" - America's Got Talent 2018
After the Show
Makayla Phillips auditioned for the 2020 season of American Idol.
Makayla won the Dunkin' Save vote by only 0.1% in her Quarterfinals week.
Makayla performed "Might+U," an insert theme from the popular anime series My Hero Academia. It can be heard in the movie My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, as well as the thirteenth episode of the show's fourth season.